The City of Durham and Durham County governments announce the return of their longtime resident academy program, Durham Neighborhood College, after being on hold for three years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The award-winning program, co-sponsored by the City of Durham and Durham County, provides an opportunity for residents to learn about the operations and services of […]

Hillside High School students in Durham will have college on their mind with each step they take….literally. The school unveiled a newly decorated staircase that features the names of 48 colleges and universities. The photo was posted to social media on Monday. The caption read, “This project has been in the works for a while, […]

Students across Wake County majoring in natural resource fields are invited to apply for a 2023-2024 Careers in Conservation Scholarship by NC Foundation for Soil & Water Conservation. This merit-based scholarship awards $1,000 per student per school year. Those who are awarded a scholarship can re-apply for another $1,000 the next year. “In 2021-2022, four Wake […]

Beginning this week, college students can apply for up to 100 internships across multiple North Carolina state government agencies. Governed by the NC Department of Administration’s Council for Women and Youth Involvement, the annual State Government Internship Program offers a 10-week, paid internship for college students interested in careers in state government. “State government internships […]

The North Carolina Internship Program provides students with professional work experience that connects their classroom experiences and potential career choices. DETAILS HERE Interns work 40 hours a week for a 10-week period, earning $12.00 an hour. They participate in meetings, educational tours and other activities designed to broaden their perspective of public service and state government. […]

Please join Durham Public Schools (DPS) Family Academy, Campus Education Group, College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) or College Wise to receive helpful college preparation information. The following classes will be held via Zoom platform. Please complete the information requested below so that we are able to email a Zoom Invitation to you. REGISTER HERE […]

North Carolina’s annual campaign to support college access is during the month of October and is named NC Countdown to College. Activities during the month support high school seniors in completing three important college enrollment steps: residency, FAFSA, and applications. College Application Week will be October 18-22, 2021, when many NC colleges and universities waive […]

Where was Nick Cannon when I needed my student loan paid off. Recently, the multi-talented entertainer made a promise to pay off loan debt of seven students at HBCU’s, including three in North Carolina. Students from Saint Augustine’s University, North Carolina A&T State University, Winston-Salem State University and other HCBU’s were guest on his nationally […]

The Young Men of Excellence Program is a FREE college readiness and career exploration program designed to motivate and guide boys of color, grades 6 through 12, to explore their interests and passions. Our program works with each student to build confidence and skills, develop a plan to pursue the career of their dream and […]

In conjunction with North Carolina Countdown to College, we are hosting the first annual UNC System Virtual Open House for students, families, and high school counselors to learn more about the 16 UNC System universities. During the week of October 26, a series of eight virtual sessions will be hosted highlighting the unique learning opportunities at each […]

You Don’t Have to Pay for Help Finding Money for College or Career School Commercial financial aid advice services can cost well over $1,000. Of course, simply charging for help or information that’s available for free elsewhere is not fraudulent. However, if a company doesn’t deliver what it promises, it’s scamming you. If you’re unsure […]

Earn college credit, tuition-free, while in high school!  Wake Tech’s Career and College Promise (CCP) program offers eligible high school students the opportunity to earn a credential for employment or credits toward a college degree. CCP Enrollment for Spring 2021 is Underway! New Students: The first step to enroll in CCP is to complete a mandatory Information […]